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Author Gokulsing, K. Moti.
Title From Aan to Lagaan and beyond : a guide to the study of Indian cinema / K. Moti Gokulsing and Wimal Dissanayake.
Imprint Stoke-on-Trent : Trentham, 2012.

Author Gokulsing, K. Moti.
Subject Motion pictures -- India.
Motion picture industry -- India.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- India.
Alt Name Dissanayake, Wimal.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 197 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-192) and index.
Summary This guide to studying Indian film covers the vast range of cinemas of India, including the rise of Bollywood, and presents key theoretical approaches. It examines the filmmaking process, showing how an Indian movie is made, explaining the technology entailed, and discussing all major issues.
Contents 1. From Vision to Screen Reality -- The film making process -- The role of technology -- How an Indian movie is made -- Cast and crew 2. Theoretical approaches to the study of Indian cinema and its audience -- Theoretical approaches to the study of Indian cinema -- Audience/spectator studies and audience segmentation 3. When Bollywood goes to war -- The contributions of Indian cinema to nation building -- Important nationalist and patriotic themes in Indian cinema 4. A Passage out of India -- Diasporic Indian filmmakers' contributions to Indian Cinema 5. Behind the Curtain -- Some examples of iconic directors; music composers/ lyricists/playback singers; -- choreographers and designers 6. From Theory to Practice -- Case studies of filmic analysis using some of the theoretical approaches discussed in Chapter 2 -- How to study Indian cinema-some pedagogical considerations 7. Exporting filmic culture -- The corporatisation of the film industry; insurance; the role of advertising and marketing 8. The Price of Globalisation -- The government strikes back through taxation, censorship and film classification.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 01, 2018).
ISBN 9781858565699 (electronic bk.)
1858565693 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 859155610
Additional Format Print version: Gokulsing, K. Moti. From Aan to Lagaan and beyond 9781858565040 (OCoLC)751835918

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